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1. "A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year: Charmed. I think it's tougher for the younger networks, so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show. But who knows?"
Author: Aaron Spelling
2. "Forensics had taught her that scars left tissue much tougher than skin."
Author: Alane Ferguson
3. "In the book Soldiers on the Home Front, I was greatly struck by the fact that in childbirth alone, women commonly suffer more pain, illness and misery than any war hero ever does. An what's her reward for enduring all that pain? She gets pushed aside when she's disfigured by birth, her children soon leave, hear beauty is gone. Women, who struggle and suffer pain to ensure the continuation of the human race, make much tougher and more courageous soldiers than all those big-mouthed freedom-fighting heroes put together."
Author: Anne Frank
4. "HUGH: What I want to know is, where do the Aussies get off thinking they're tougher than cowboys?JESSICA: Cowboys fight men with guns. Aussies fight nature with knives.HUGH: Nature can be killed, sister. That is the difference. Its landscapes are reduced to photographic reproductions every day and its laws are destined to become outmoded paradigms. But human nature is immutable."
Author: Bauvard
5. "Age 50 is a lot tougher than 40s."
Author: Bill Rodgers
6. "All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans."
Author: Billy Bragg
7. "All right, God, say that You are really there. You have put me in this fix. You want to test me. Suppose I test You? Suppose I say that You are not there? You've given me a supreme test with my parents and with these boils. I think that I have passed Your test. I am tougher than You. If You will come down here right now, I will spit into Your face, if You have a face. And do You shit? The priest never answered that question. He told us not to doubt. Doubt what? I think that You have been picking on me too much so I am asking You to come down here so I can put You to the test! I waited. Nothing. I waited for God. I waited and waited. I believe I slept."
Author: Charles Bukowski
8. "I made it the mantra of those days; when I paused before yet another series of switchbacks or skidded down knee-jarring slopes, when patches of flesh peeled off my feet along with my socks, when I lay alone and lonely in my tent at night I asked, often out loud: Who is tougher than me?The answer was always the same, and even when I knew absolutely there was no way on this earth that it was true, I said it anyway: No one."
Author: Cheryl Strayed
9. "And the fact that she punched that girl right in the face without a moment's hesitation? I've got to hand it to her, she's tougher than I first thought."
Author: Colleen Hoover
10. "Tougher preparation makes better performance easier"
Author: Constance Chuks Friday
11. "I'm actually tougher on myself as I get older. It's a vicious cycle. The things that are important in life are the things that you can't buy in life: love, health and happiness. I say that, and I believe that, and I try to live that."
Author: Criss Angel
12. "I go wild on a stage. Some folks have measured us an image. They pretend us to be saints. And that image is much tougher to keep up with. Because that's not who we are."
Author: Donnie Wahlberg
13. "My past is not pleasant; I grew up in a very tough town, Waterbury, Connecticut. I grew up in New York, too, but Waterbury was tougher."
Author: Dylan McDermott
14. "We have come to the edge of the abyss and now it is time for a bold step forward. There is a political view that the tougher you are, the more credible you are."
Author: Ed Balls
15. "Being unhappy alone isn't all that much fun, but what's even tougher is playing one's part without forgetting one's lines, coping with other people's compassion, their comments, being there with the right line when they give the cue."
Author: François Maspero
16. "Pops: How about you finish this sentence for me, Jason? When a girl says no she means...Justin, looking desperately at me: No?Nana: Are you sure?Justin, shifting uncomfortably: I'm sure. No means no.Nana: Well look at you. You got one right. Now here's another, even tougher sentence for you to finish. Premarital sex is...Me: Nana! I'm so sorry Justin.Nana: Unlike Pops, I'm not moving on. Justin?Pops: His name is Jason.Justin:Uh....uh....Pops: While you think about that, why don't you tell me how you feel about drinking and driving?Justin: I'm totally against it, I swear!Nana: Methinks he protests too much."
Author: Gena Showalter
17. "The tougher the job, the greater the reward."
Author: George Allen Sr.
18. "In my opinion, the best setup guys now have a tougher job than the closers. They pitch more innings, inherit more runners."
Author: Goose Gossage
19. "If you can't stand your own company alone in a room for long hours, or, when it gets tough, the feeling of being in a locked cell, or, when it gets tougher still, the vague feeling of being buried alive--then don't be a writer."
Author: Graham Swift
20. "I can forgive the body breaking down. It's a little tougher to forgive that mental lapse."
Author: Hale Irwin
21. "It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French."
Author: Heinz Guderian
22. "I thought you needed to be tougher. But I've been thinking that protecting somebody by hurting them before someone else gets the chance isn't the kind of protecting that anybody wants."
Author: Holly Black
23. "It's tougher to look than to leap."
Author: Hugh Cornwell
24. "I fucking messed up. I fucked up. I wouldn't have called you if it wasn't important." Kenny leaned back. He didn't seem in the least bothered by Jett's outburst—they had remained friends through tougher shit than that."
Author: J.C. Reed
25. "Lady bartenders live a tougher life than anybody knows. -- Dancing Bear"
Author: James Crumley
26. "As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books."
Author: Jeff Miller
27. "You think publishing is tough but the music world is ten times tougher."
Author: Jeffery Deaver
28. "I like both athletic girls and girly girls. It depends on their personality. I like girls who can go out and play sports with me and throw the football around, but you don't want a girl who's too much tougher than you. I like brainy girls who can respond to what I'm saying."
Author: Josh Hutcherson
29. "I've been booed on stages. I'm a little bit tougher than to walk off a stage because someone says something ugly."
Author: Karl Rove
30. "Given the way some fought for the status quo when I authored the new Ethics Code and created the city's first Ethics Commission, we are going to need your strong support to get an even tougher Ethics Code passed this year."
Author: Laura Miller
31. "Andras Riedlmayer described a colleague who survived the siege of Sarajevo. In the winter, the scholar and his wife ran out of firewood, and so began to burn their books for heat and cooking. 'This forces one to think critically,' Riedlmayer remembered his friend saying. 'One must prioritize. First you burn old college textbooks, which you haven't read in thirty years. Then there are the duplicates. But eventually, you're forced to make tougher choices. Who burns today: Dostoevsky or Proust?' I asked Riedlmayer if his friend had any books left when the war was over. 'Oh yes,' he replied, his face lit by a flickering smile. 'He still had many books. Sometimes, he told me, you look at the books and just choose to go hungry."
Author: Matthew Battles
32. "Companies were getting a lot tougher on labor contracts these days; Hack had heard stories. At Adidas, if you quit your job and your replacement wasn't as competent, they sued you for lost profits."
Author: Max Barry
33. "It's okay.' I rubbed my stomach.'These abs have been known to bring down much tougher girls. I won't tell anyone you want me."
Author: Nyrae Dawn
34. "If we don't make tough decisions today our children are going to have to make much, much tougher decisions tomorrow."
Author: Paul Ryan
35. "It's not just tougher out there. It's become a situation where the contest is how much you can destroy the system, rather than how much you can make it work. It makes no difference if you have a ‘D' or an ‘R' after your name. There's no sense that this is about democracy, and after the election you have to work together, and knit the country together. The people in the game now just think to the first Tuesday in November, and not a day beyond it."
Author: Peter Hart
36. "I like rugby - I watch it from time to time. It's basically football without pads but probably a little bit more dangerous than football. You've got to be a lot tougher in that sport - but I definitely like watching rugby and watching those guys knock each other around. It looks like a fun sport."
Author: Reggie Bush
37. "Mr. Lockery—my biology teacher—says if dinosaurs were magically brought forward in time today, we'd have nothing to worry about. Dogs, wolves, and bears would make short work of tyrannosaurs." She nodded at Schrödinger, who was now padding across the floor in the opposite direction. "Big cats, too. They're faster, tougher, and brighter than anything that existed seventy million years ago. Everything is always ramping up, always escalating."
Author: Robert J. Sawyer
38. "The only society I like is rough and tough, and the tougher the better. There's where you get down to bedrock and meet human people."
Author: Robert W. Service
39. "Children's literature must build a bridge between the colorful dream world full of fantasy and illusion, and a tougher real world full of twists and turns. The child armed with the torch of knowledge, awareness and guidance must cross this bridge and set foot to the intense harshness of the bigger world."An In-Depth Analysis of Educational Deadlock"
Author: Samad Beh Rang
40. "Life is, at times, tough...And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it..."
Author: Sanhita Baruah
41. "Look for Joy: that's God's echo, and his footprint. Happiness . . . happiness and wittiness and cleverness do not count for much when the darkness falls. Joy is tougher."
Author: Sean Stewart
42. "The harder they resist us, the tougher will be our response."
Author: Sergei Udaltsov
43. "A heart's a heart, in a child or a man. You are tougher than you feel right now. Your roots are deep, your canopy's spread wide. You're going to show everyone what it means to be a king."
Author: Shannon Hale
44. "Working as a showrunner has made it tougher to watch other shows and movies."
Author: Shawn Ryan
45. "As years go by, chances of winning here are getting slimmer. That's just a matter of fact. It does get tougher, but it's possible, there's a tiny little chance."
Author: Stefan Edberg
46. "And then there were cats, thought Dog. He'd surprised the huge ginger cat from next door and had attempted to reduce it to cowering jelly by means of the usual glowing stare and deep-throated growl, which had always worked on the damned in the past. This time they had earned him a whack on the nose that had made his eyes water. Cats, Dog considered, were clearly a lot tougher than lost souls. He was looking forward to a further cat experiment, which he planned would consist of jumping around and yapping excitedly at it. It was a long shot, but it just might work."
Author: Terry Pratchett
47. "We need to do more to conserve fuel or face tougher choices such as steep price increase or even quantitative restrictions."
Author: Veerappa Moily
48. "I think the more avenues that open up when people want to publish, the better. Some of the authors that want to jump ship from the traditional houses and go on their own, you know what? Good luck. It's going to be a lot tougher than you think."
Author: Vince Flynn
49. "If we do not make tough decisions now, future Americans will have to make even tougher ones."
Author: Virginia Foxx
50. "People live through such pain only once. Pain comes again—but it finds a tougher surface."
Author: Willa Cather

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